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New York Writers Workshop: CREATING GRAPHIC NOVELS with Alissa Torres
Creating Graphic Novels
Presenter: Alissa Torres
Explore the powerful genre of the graphic novel. Please bring a notebook (preferably unlined), and pens or pencils with erasers.
Alissa Torres is the author of AMERICAN WIDOW (art by Sungyoon Choi), a graphic novel memoir, about her experiences as a 9/11 widow and new mother. She has written many personal essays and articles for publications including salon.com. Her book was listed as a New York Times Editors’ Choice and was an award finalist for the 2008 Books for a Better Life - First Books Category. She has served as judge for Random House Foundation, Inc. Creative Writing Competition and is a non-practicing attorney and with an M.A/ABD in Comparative Literature from New York University and a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan.
- Audience: Adults, 50+, Book Lovers, College & Graduate Students, Adults